The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

Alert number: A12/2172/14

Product:  Passenger car

Name: Matiz and Spark

Batch number / Barcode:  1/12/08 - 24/10/09

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Motor vehicles

Brand: Chevrolet

Type / number of model:  Matiz: VIN range from 9C642734 - AC526792, Spark: VIN range from 9C642734 - AC526792

Risk type: Injuries
Vehicles may experience reduction in brake performance due to sticking of the valve within the ABS module (Anti-lock braking system). Brakes may feel spongy and stopping distances may become longer.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Other)

Description:  Passenger car.

Country of origin: Republic of Korea

Alert submitted by: United Kingdom

Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands, Germany, Sweden, Slovenia, Greece, Spain, Portugal, Hungary, Lithuania